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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Health Services update

Department of Health Services, April 1, 2020 No visitors will be allowed at long term care facilities in Nunavut – Continuing Care Centres (CCCs) and Elders’ Homes. All travellers are required to isolate at designated facilities outside of Nunavut for a period of 14 days, except for critical employees who are asymptomatic. Individuals who are […]

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Government Announces Details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to Help Businesses Keep Canadians in their jobs

From: Department of Finance Canada April 1, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak. To help Canadians and businesses get through these tough economic times, the Prime […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202018 Views

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COVID-19 | Testing & Care in First Nations Communities

Credit: GCIndigenous Robin Buckland, Chief Nursing Officer at Indigenous Services Canada, provides information about COVID-19 testing and care and what to do if you are in a First Nations community. For more on Indigenous Services Canada’s preparedness and response to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), visit: Canada.ca/coronavirus-info-indigenous.

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SK Government: Taking Care Of Your Mental Health During The Pandemic

April 1, 2020 Mental health services and supports are readily available to Saskatchewan residents who need them during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In recent spending estimates, the Ministry of Health is investing $435 million in mental health and addictions services, an increase of $33 million. The Government of Saskatchewan and health sector partners are working together […]

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Justice Services update

Victims Services The Victim Services Office is closed to the public at this time. However, Nunavummiut who need to contact the office can do so by using the following contact information: Victim Services Toll Free 1-866-456-5216; victimservices@gov.nu.ca. Services will be provided on a case by case basis. Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee As […]

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Nunatsiavut Government maintains position on essential travel to Labrador Inuit communities

April 1, 2020 In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19, the Nunatsiavut Government is continuing to ask people to self-isolate for at least 14 days before travelling from Happy Valley-Goose Bay to the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area. Recognizing that essential travel is still required, the following is being recommended: Health care workers Those […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202022 Views

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COVID-19 and Indigenous Communities: Family Conversations – CFN

March 30, 2020 A longer version of this article was originally published on the Yellowhead Institute website on March 16, 2020. Dr. Alika Lafontaine is an Oji-Cree-Poly award-winning physician, past-President of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada and the first Indigenous physician included in Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Doctors. In this brief, he shares advice […]

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Garden River First Nation Housing Memo

I am hoping everyone is staying safe and practicing social distancing. COVID-19 has presented our community and the world with very challenging circumstances. With what has happened to date and the unknowns of the future the Garden River Housing Department will assist our members in the safest and accommodating way possible. EMERGENCY CALL OUTS The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202018 Views

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GDI: COVID-19 – March 31st

Student Updates NEW Classes for Gabriel Dumont Institute/Dumont Technical Institute are currently being delivered remotely with the exception of the Fort Qu’Appelle DTI Enhanced Carpentry and Solar Panel Installation program, which is suspended until further notice. Student Loans Even though post-secondary classes are being cancelled or delayed, current student loan payments will continue through April […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202019 Views

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Bootleggers are an old NWT problem. Covid-19 is a new worry. – Cabin Radio

Indigenous leaders across the NWT are imploring bootleggers to stop, worried they may bring Covid-19 into small communities alongside drugs and alcohol. Speaking in a video from her home in Inuvik, Gwich’in Tribal Council Grand Chief Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan said she had spoken with Elders, members, and regional leaders who share the same concern. “I’ve […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202015 Views

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Notice of Application – Mine Abandonment for Select Parcel of Lands Within Mine No. 1788

Notice of Application CCA Application No. 1927912 EPEA Application No. RC00459362 Capital Power GP Holdings Inc. Reclamation Certification for Select Parcel of Lands Within Mine No. 1788 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Coal Conservation Act (CCA) Application No. 1927912 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) Application No. RC00459362 from Westmoreland Mining Holdings […]

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Health Services update

Current numbers of Nunavut residents in isolation locations southern Canada 315 people are currently in isolation locations in southern Canada. 178 are Nunavummiut on medical travel, 78 are Nunavummiut returning to the territory and 59 are Nunavut students. If you are investigation for COVID-19 and experiencing symptoms, you could be fined if you leave your […]

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Public Required to Identify Themselves if Charged with Breaching an Emergency Order During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 31, 2020 TORONTO — People who are being charged with an offence under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) will be required to identify themselves if asked by a provincial offences officer, which includes police officers, First Nations constables, special constables and municipal by-law enforcement officers. This temporary power was approved by […]

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Covid-19 Information for Membertou Community and Staff

April 1, 2020 Kwe Membertou, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, here is some information regarding Membertou’s operations at this time: Membertou is currently working with an essential-services only model and has drastically reduced the number of businesses and facilities that are open in the community. WHAT IS OPEN DURING COVID-19 IN MEMBERTOU: The Membertou Market […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202018 Views

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Métis Nation works with Ottawa on supporting Métis businesses from economic impact of COVID-19

On March 30 2020, Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to Minister Bennett, briefed the MNC and the CEOs of Métis Nation capital corporations from the five westernmost provinces on the federal government’s support for Canadian businesses from the economic impact of COVID-19. The discussion focused on how to ensure access of Métis businesses to new federal […]

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Update on Nemaska Lithium’s Restructuring Efforts Under the CCAA

• Postponement of the Claims Bar Date to April 17, 2020 • Sale or Investor Solicitation Process continues as planned • Court case with holders of the Senior Secured Bonds completely settled MONTREAL, April 01, 2020 — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) provides today an update on its restructuring efforts under the […]

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CINA: COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Indigenous Communities

What is the Coronavirus? The Coronavirus is the name of a large family of viruses causing the novel COVID-19 respiratory illness initiating this global pandemic (WHO, 2020). Who is at risk? We are all at risk as this is a novel virus. There is an increased risk for Canadians that are: 65 and older, those […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202013 Views

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AltaGas family of companies commits $1 million in emergency assistance to support our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic

Financial assistance will be distributed to partner organizations on the frontlines supporting local communities addressing the health crisis AltaGas operates in Alberta and British Columbia in Canada and in five U.S. States and the District of Columbia through its Washington Gas Light, SEMCO and ENSTAR utilities companies CALGARY, April 1, 2020 – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX: […]

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Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government: LCHS New Business Hours

March 31, 2020 To ensure the health and safety of our staff and clients, the Listuguj Community Health Services has updated our precautionary measures to reduce and minimize the risk of the potential transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These measures took effect March 17th and will continue through April 15, 2020. This will be reviewed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202012 Views

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MNO Supports Citizens Through COVID-19 Crisis

OTTAWA — The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) will be strategically deploying its portion of the critical funds allocated through the $305 million Indigenous Community Support Fund from the Government of Canada and the Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19 fund from the Government of Ontario to meet the needs of Métis communities and to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202011 Views

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Notice: Cancellation of May UBCIC Chiefs Council Meeting

Dear UBCIC Chiefs Council, Attached and below, please find correspondence from the UBCIC Executive notifying you that the scheduled May 20-21 UBCIC Chiefs Council meeting has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  This notice is being sent via email only, and will be posted on our website. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions. […]

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CINA: COVID-19 Resources from Public Health Agency of Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada has a number of excellent resources regarding COVID-19. Resources are available directly on the Public Health Agency of Canada website, or links to specific resources have been made available below. Some useful information and links: Optimizing the use of masks and respirators during the COVID-19 outbreak. This includes guidance on the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202011 Views

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Treaty No. 6 Grand Chief Statement: Treaty No. 6 Chiefs call on the Federal Government to oblige on the promise of the Crown to the Treaty No. 6 People

March 31, 2020 We are resilient. Our Ceremonies and Traditional Medicines have a major influence in our resiliency. We acknowledge our Traditions and give thanks to Nikawîynân Askîy (Mother Earth) for what she provides. However, we understand that historically First Nations People across Turtle Island have had high mortality rates with pandemics. Small Pox, Tuberculosis, […]

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Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government: Additional Restrictions to the JC Van Horne Bridge

March 31, 2020 The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government was recently informed that further restrictions have been implemented at the JC Van Horne Bridge. Access is limited to essential personnel, medical appointments and medical emergencies only. Essential services no longer includes access to grocery stores, pharmacies and hardware stores. This situation is constantly evolving. However, it is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202010 Views

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Protecting First Nations in the Time of COVID-19: MKO Continues to Advocate for Northern Manitoba

March 31, 2020 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this media release to provide an update on issues that are being addressed in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic for First Nations in Northern Manitoba. MKO has grouped the issues into three main themes: protecting First Nations; infrastructure; as […]

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TNG: March 31, 2020 – COVID-19 Update #9

March 31, 2020 Our continued response COVID-19: TNG remains committed to keeping our employees and the communities we serve safe. Therefore, we are sharing the following information. Confirmed Cases: As of March 31, 2020, there are no confirmed cases in Williams Lake or the Tŝilhqot’in communities. However, Interior Health reported a confirmed case at the […]

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Corporate and Foundation Partners Generously Respond to Community Food Centres Canada’s Call for Emergency Funds

TORONTO, March 31, 2020 – Ten days after Community Food Centres Canada called on Canadians to support its Good Food Access Fund, nine corporate and foundation partners have responded swiftly and generously. The following partners have stepped forward to provide critical funds that will ensure food can be secured for our most vulnerable neighbors in […]

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MLA for Kugluktuk resigns from the Legislative Assembly

IQALUIT, Nunavut (March 31, 2020) – Mila Kamingoak, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Kugluktuk, has declared her decision to resign her seat as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, effective April 3, 2020. Pursuant to the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, Ms. Kamingoak formally informed the Speaker of her decision by […]

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Teck Announces Q1 2020 Update

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today provided an update on Q1 2020 operations, preventative measures taken with respect to COVID-19 and updated its 2020 annual guidance. “Notwithstanding the challenges in the month of March related to COVID-19, all of our operations remain in production and our steelmaking […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Amendments to Revolving Credit Facility

TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 31, 2020– Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, or the “Company”) (TSX and OTCQX: MPVD) announces the following amendments to the covenant requirements under its currently undrawn US$50 million revolving credit facility with Scotiabank and Nedbank: The maximum Total Leverage Ratio for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 has increased […]

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Tervita Corporation Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic and Global Oil Price Decline by Reducing Capital Spending and Fixed Costs, and Suspending Share Repurchase Plan

CALGARY, March 31, 2020 – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita” or “the Company”) (TSX: TEV) today announced a series of actions to protect the wellbeing of employees and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic and to strengthen its business in response to challenging global market conditions. These actions include implementation of its business continuity plan, reductions to […]

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Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project achieves full project completion

TORONTO, March 31, 2020– Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX: NPI) confirmed today that its 252 megawatt (MW) Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project achieved full completion on March 31, 2020. All 31 monopile foundation turbines have been generating power since the end of September 2019 and to date, have generated over €130 million of pre-completion revenues. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 20209 Views

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Teck Announces Updated QB2 Capital Estimate

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced an update to its capital estimate for the Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (“QB2”) project. At sanction in December 2018, the estimated escalated capital cost of the project was US$5.2 billion¹.  The updated estimate remains at US$5.2 billion², and the go […]

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Police investigating deaths of six Indigenous people across the Prairies – APTN News

March 31, 2020 Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a triple homicide that killed three members of a Metis family in Prince Albert, Sask. The Prince Albert Police Service announced the arrest late Tuesday but did not name the man or reveal his relationship to the family. Police said he was known to […]

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NT Government: Supporting people, businesses and communities in response to COVID-19

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands the physical distancing and isolation measures used to combat the spread of COVID-19 have created new and very real economic stress on Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, families, businesses, Indigenous governments, and communities. In response to this, Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Finance, and Katrina Nokleby, Minister of Infrastructure […]

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The Daily Wednesday, April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 Capital expenditures on Canadian infrastructure, 2018 Today, Statistics Canada released 2018 data on capital expenditures on Canadian infrastructure, in collaboration with Infrastructure Canada. The new data tables provide information on capital expenditures by infrastructure function. This new annual series measures capital investment to support economic activity and improve quality of life, providing […]

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Kids Help Phone seeks Indigenous volunteers to meet demand

350% increase in texts related to COVID-19 through Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone Toronto, ON (March 23, 2020) – During this unprecedented time it is more important than ever to support each other. Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone has experienced a 350% increase in young people reaching out with […]

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Movement to provide food to hungry kids in Iqaluit sees surge of support – Nunatsiaq News

1 April 2020 Bags of breakfast are now being given out in three locations The teacher who started giving out bagged breakfasts in Iqaluit last week is “swamped”—with volunteers, donations, and people who need the food. Jason Rochon is a teacher at Joamie Ilinniarvik School in Iqaluit. He and three fellow teachers started to give […]

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Indigenous Canadians concerned about racist backlash over Wet’suwet’en rail blockades

Credit: Global News As tensions continue to rise from the nationwide railway blockades and Wet’suwet’en protests, some Indigenous Canadians say they continue to experience a backlash as examples of racism against Indigenous people have been mounting in recent weeks. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the discrimination and hate they endure is far from new.

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 202021 Views

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ITK Calls for Measures to Guarantee Airline Transport in Inuit Nunangat as a COVID-19 Public Service

March 31, 2020 ITK is calling for air transportation to be designated an essential service in Inuit Nunangat for the duration of the COVID-19 response. In winter and spring, airline travel routes are lifelines, the equivalent to roads and railways in southern Canada. They are the sole entry points for food, medicine and other essential […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202020 Views

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Statement — Coastal GasLink follows B.C. Ministry of Health’s guidance

March 31 2020 At Coastal GasLink, we recognize the need for preventative measures to help slow down the spread of COVID-19. We continue to work closely with Northern Health and government officials in following all directives to ensure our people and the communities they work in are kept safe. We appreciate the BC Ministry of […]

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CAP: Favoritism in COVID-19 Indigenous Funding Will Cost Lives

March 31, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The announcement of Indigenous COVID-19 funding shows with the stroke of a pen that the Trudeau government has written off hundreds of thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people from receiving adequate help in this time of need. “The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples denounces this biased allocation of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202015 Views

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Manitoba Suspends Classroom Learning Indefinitely Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Remote and Online Learning, Assessment to Continue Through Innovation and Work of Teachers: Goertzen At the advice of the chief provincial public health officer, Manitoba is suspending classroom learning for kindergarten to Grade 12 students indefinitely for this school year to help ‘flatten the curve’ and reduce the impact of COVID-19 throughout the province, Premier […]

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All OAHS Offices Closed Until Further Notice

March 31st, 2020 From today until further notice, all offices of Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services will be closed to the public due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Our business operations will still be running as usual. Please contact us at 1-866-391-1061 or at info@oahssc.ca for everyday matters. For maintenance requests, please call 1-866-391-1061 ext. 115 or […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202012 Views

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Updated Message from President Chartier

March 31, 2020 Narrows, SK Great news! Late yesterday afternoon I confirmed with the person whom I believed was the individual who had been in contact with the person (a non-resident of northern Saskatchewan) who had tested positive with the COVID 19 virus that her test had just come back negative. Coincidentally, in follow-up from […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202015 Views

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Sudbury U: Recruiting members to the Board of Regents

The University of Sudbury is actively recruiting new members to its Board of Regents. As a member of the Board of Regents, you will join other leaders from various backgrounds who are committed to the University’s vision and mission and to student learning and success. We are seeking candidates with expertise and attributes in the […]

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Nunatsiavut Government offices to remain closed

31, March 2020 All Nunatsiavut Government offices and buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice to prevent potential exposure and spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. Exceptions will be made to ensure continued essential program and service delivery. NT5

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GTC: External Scholarship and Bursary Information

In unprecedented times like these scholarships and bursaries are more important than ever for post-secondary students. This is a very effective way to bring in more income for students for the next school year. This external scholarship and bursaries list is not an exhaustive list by any means but is meant as a starting point […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202013 Views

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MCFN: COVID-19 Test Results Negative

On March 26, 2020, it was announced that a member of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) COVID-19 Working Group had undergone testing for COVID-19. As a precaution, all of the members of the working group were put into self-isolation while awaiting the test results. The test results came back NEGATIVE for COVID-19. […]

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BU student participates in prestigious UN youth discussion

March 30, 2020 Brandon University student Marshall Morrisseau had a remarkable opportunity as one of only two Canadian youths to participate in a United Nations event focusing on narcotic drugs nearly a month ago in Vienna. Courtesy of the Brandon Sun, here is a look at Morrisseau’s experience: Morrisseau learns a lot at UN summit […]

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